Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 809 733 669
Rank change year-on-year -76 -64 +1
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 272 473 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 202 346 449
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,275 £30,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.75% - -11.11%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 74,307 92,683 97,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.41% 55.66% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60,709 77,057 80,291
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -97 245 £47,500 -5.00% 39
UK excluding London -17 152 £45,500 +13.75% 32
London -30 98 £52,500 - 12
Midlands -11 40 £40,000 +29.03% 6
East of England +69 37 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North of England +18 29 £42,500 +11.84% 8
North West +34 24 £42,500 +13.33% 7
East Midlands +21 21 £46,000 +48.39% 3
South West +7 19 £47,500 +46.15% 3
West Midlands -3 19 £40,000 +37.93% 3
South East -28 18 £47,500 +10.47% 8
Scotland +10 8 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Yorkshire -1 5 £39,750 -0.63% 1
Wales +8 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 172 (63.24%) PowerShell
2 169 (62.13%) Windows
3 131 (48.16%) Microsoft
4 124 (45.59%) SQL
5 116 (42.65%) Active Directory
6 95 (34.93%) .NET
7 94 (34.56%) C#
8 93 (34.19%) SQL Server
9 80 (29.41%) Windows Server
10 79 (29.04%) JavaScript
11 71 (26.10%) Windows 10
12 65 (23.90%) VMware
13 63 (23.16%) Azure
14 61 (22.43%) SCCM
15 60 (22.06%) T-SQL
16 57 (20.96%) DNS
16 57 (20.96%) DHCP
17 54 (19.85%) VB
17 54 (19.85%) ITIL
18 53 (19.49%) Finance
19 51 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (18.01%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (17.65%) Office 365
21 48 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (15.44%) Windows 7
22 42 (15.44%) Python
23 39 (14.34%) Management Information System
24 38 (13.97%) MCSE
24 38 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
25 36 (13.24%) Problem-Solving

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.46%) IIS
3 22 (8.09%) MS Exchange
4 21 (7.72%) CMS
5 16 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.78%) Confluence
7 11 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.94%) Tornado
9 7 (2.57%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.84%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.47%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.74%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.37%) Apache
14 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Infor CRM
1 2 (0.74%) Sage CRM
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.74%) Workfront
2 1 (0.37%) HFM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 63 (23.16%) Azure
2 48 (17.65%) Office 365
3 29 (10.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (6.25%) AWS
5 14 (5.15%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
6 8 (2.94%) OneDrive
7 7 (2.57%) GitHub
8 4 (1.47%) GCP
9 3 (1.10%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.10%) SaaS
9 3 (1.10%) Yammer
10 2 (0.74%) PaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.96%) DHCP
1 57 (20.96%) DNS
2 20 (7.35%) SAN
2 20 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.62%) Firewall
3 18 (6.62%) VLAN
4 14 (5.15%) VoIP
5 13 (4.78%) VPN
6 12 (4.41%) iSCSI
6 12 (4.41%) SNMP
7 11 (4.04%) SMTP
8 7 (2.57%) HTTP
8 7 (2.57%) Skype
9 6 (2.21%) LAN
9 6 (2.21%) NAS
10 5 (1.84%) Broadband
10 5 (1.84%) Internet
11 4 (1.47%) Telnet
11 4 (1.47%) Wireless
12 3 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.04%) Power BI
3 11 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.31%) MySQL
5 9 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2017
9 4 (1.47%) QlikView
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.10%) Big Data
10 3 (1.10%) MS Access
10 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (8.09%) Cucumber
2 20 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.88%) Selenium
5 15 (5.51%) SoapUI
6 13 (4.78%) TortoiseSVN
7 12 (4.41%) HP UFT
7 12 (4.41%) JIRA
8 11 (4.04%) Bitbucket
8 11 (4.04%) JMeter
9 10 (3.68%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.68%) WebDriver
10 9 (3.31%) Jenkins
10 9 (3.31%) TestNG
11 8 (2.94%) eggPlant
11 8 (2.94%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.94%) MSI
11 8 (2.94%) The Grinder
12 7 (2.57%) JUnit
12 7 (2.57%) NUnit
General
1 53 (19.49%) Finance
2 28 (10.29%) Aerospace
3 13 (4.78%) Retail
4 11 (4.04%) Banking
5 10 (3.68%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.31%) Law
7 8 (2.94%) Advertising
7 8 (2.94%) Military
7 8 (2.94%) Police
8 7 (2.57%) Legal
9 5 (1.84%) Fire and Rescue
10 3 (1.10%) Back Office
10 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (21.32%) Developer
2 40 (14.71%) Analyst
3 28 (10.29%) Consultant
4 21 (7.72%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.35%) Web Developer
6 15 (5.51%) Architect
6 15 (5.51%) C# Developer
6 15 (5.51%) Installations Engineer
7 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Consultant
7 14 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (4.78%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.04%) Active Directory Consultant
10 11 (4.04%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.04%) Windows Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) Azure Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) Management Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (34.93%) .NET
2 33 (12.13%) ASP.NET
3 31 (11.40%) CSS
4 30 (11.03%) .NET Framework
5 28 (10.29%) XML
6 27 (9.93%) HTML
7 19 (6.99%) ADO
8 16 (5.88%) Apache Flex
8 16 (5.88%) jQuery
9 11 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (4.04%) HTML5
9 11 (4.04%) Middleware
10 10 (3.68%) Classic ASP
11 9 (3.31%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.31%) REST
12 8 (2.94%) Gherkin
13 7 (2.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (2.57%) Web Services
14 6 (2.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.34%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.51%) Anti-Piracy
2 15 (5.51%) Replication
3 13 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.78%) Handset
4 12 (4.41%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.57%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.21%) Clustering
6 6 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.21%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.84%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.84%) User Experience
8 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.47%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 169 (62.13%) Windows
2 80 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 71 (26.10%) Windows 10
4 49 (18.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (15.44%) Windows 7
6 35 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (10.66%) Linux
8 11 (4.04%) Android
9 9 (3.31%) AIX
10 8 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.10%) Unix
11 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.85%) ITIL
2 38 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (12.13%) Web Development
5 31 (11.40%) Project Delivery
6 30 (11.03%) Test Automation
7 28 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (10.29%) MVC
8 26 (9.56%) Change Management
9 25 (9.19%) Configuration Management
10 23 (8.46%) Project Management
11 22 (8.09%) Presales
11 22 (8.09%) Problem Management
12 21 (7.72%) SDLC
13 20 (7.35%) PRINCE2
14 19 (6.99%) Collaborative Working
15 18 (6.62%) BDD
16 17 (6.25%) Security Operations
17 16 (5.88%) Test Scripting
18 15 (5.51%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 172 (63.24%) PowerShell
2 124 (45.59%) SQL
3 94 (34.56%) C#
4 79 (29.04%) JavaScript
5 60 (22.06%) T-SQL
6 54 (19.85%) VB
7 42 (15.44%) Python
8 28 (10.29%) Java
9 22 (8.09%) VB6
10 14 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 14 (5.15%) VBA
11 13 (4.78%) Ruby
12 11 (4.04%) Bash Shell
12 11 (4.04%) C
13 7 (2.57%) Perl
14 6 (2.21%) Ada
14 6 (2.21%) C++
15 5 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.84%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (13.97%) MCSE
3 34 (12.50%) MCSA
4 26 (9.56%) Security Cleared
5 18 (6.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.15%) Degree
8 12 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.57%) CCNA
9 7 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.21%) CCAA
10 6 (2.21%) ISEB
10 6 (2.21%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.21%) MCSD
11 5 (1.84%) CCSP
11 5 (1.84%) CCVP
11 5 (1.84%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.72%) QA
2 10 (3.68%) SLA
3 8 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 9 (3.31%) DFS Replication
5 8 (2.94%) Docker
5 8 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.57%) ISA Server
6 7 (2.57%) vSphere
7 6 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.21%) XenApp
8 4 (1.47%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.47%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.37%) Firmware
9 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.37%) UAG
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (22.43%) SCCM
2 22 (8.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (5.51%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (3.31%) Ansible
5 8 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.94%) Perfmon
5 8 (2.94%) WMI
5 8 (2.94%) WSUS
6 5 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.47%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.10%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 131 (48.16%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.90%) VMware
3 31 (11.40%) Citrix
4 28 (10.29%) HP
5 12 (4.41%) Cisco
5 12 (4.41%) IBM
5 12 (4.41%) Oracle
5 12 (4.41%) RedGate
6 11 (4.04%) Dell
7 10 (3.68%) Apple
7 10 (3.68%) Veeam
8 9 (3.31%) Nimble Storage
9 8 (2.94%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.94%) Ivanti
10 7 (2.57%) Remedy
11 6 (2.21%) Sun
12 5 (1.84%) Nintex
12 5 (1.84%) Sonus
12 5 (1.84%) Toshiba
13 4 (1.47%) Google